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Edward Wellington Swift

cotton manufacturer.

Edward Wellington Swift, American cotton manufacturer. Member Columbus Guards, 1890-1895; member Board Water Commissioners, Columbus.; Club: Country.

Background

Swift, Edward Wellington was born on June 9, 1865 in Waynmanville, Georgia, United States. Son of George Parker and Cornelia Adelaide (Jewett) Swift.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Mercer U., 1888. Studied Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Career

Began with George P. Swift & Son, cotton merchants, Columbus, Georgia, 1891. With Muscogee Manufacturing corporation since 1895, president since 1897. President Swift Spinning Mills.

Director Swift Manufacturing Company, Merchants & Mechanics Bank (Columbus), Mercantile Mutual Fire Insurance Company (Providence, Rhode Island). Head of E. W. Swift & Company, farming and real estate.

Membership

Member Columbus Guards, 1890-1895. Member Board Water Commissioners, Columbus. Club: Country.

Connections

Married Alma Williams, of Columbus, Georgia, November 1903. Children: Alma (deceased), Edward Wellington, William Daniel, Jewett Chaffin (deceased).

father:
George Parker Swift

mother:
Cornelia Adelaide (Jewett) Swift

spouse:
Alma Williams

children:
Alma Swift (deceased)

Edward Wellington Swift

William Daniel Swift

Jewett Chaffin Swift (deceased)